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Ball point pen on todays newsprint Even in death, George is larger than life and still inspiring controversy. Many fans were taken aback by the size of George's plaque installed in monument park before Monday nights game. The 7 foot wide, 5 foot tall plaque dwarfs the monuments honoring Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle, Yogi Berra, Whitey Ford, Roger Maris and other Yankee greats. ...

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Ball point pen on todays newsprint As a fan I appreciated George's drive to win, but I didn't have to work for him Harvey Green, a former Yankee PR guy, suffered the wrath of George many times having been fired by him on four occasions. Of his years with the Yankees he said “The phone would ring in the middle of the night and you knew it was either Mr. Steinbrenner or an illness in the family. After a while, you started to root for an illness in the family.” George hired and fired Billy Martin five times. Ball point pen on todays newsprint ...

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Ball point pen on todays newsprint George Steinbrenner had to be the best at everything. When he was mean and insensitive, he was the meanest, most insensitive. When he made stupid baseball decisions, they seemed the stupidest. But when he bought a baseball team, he bought the best, got the best deal and always wanted to put the best team on the field. As a Yankee fan, I thank him for that. RIP Mr. Steinbrenner ...

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